The Actuator (switch that activates the compactor) broke

ApplianceKitchenAid Trash Compactor

Model

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Thomas From Truckee, CA

Dec 31, 2008

9 out of 14 people found this instruction helpful

I removed the two screws that hold the actuator in place, put the new part in line with the screws and turned the screws to hold the part in place.
Took 5 minutes.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Switch Actuator (Now subbed to Off-Switch Actuator Kit)

Part Number: PS3489806

$40.74
In Stock